To all of those out there with sore throats, stopped up noses and chest congestion, I can relate to your misfortunate. In talking with several other people in the same predicament last week, being sick was somewhat of an epidemic. Take all the pollen, the fluctuations of temperature we’ve experienced, rain casting a gloomy state […]
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I think the whole “too cool for school” thing dates way further back than when shows like “Saved by the Bell: The New Class” tried to debunk its allure in my school days. There have been plenty of anti-dropping out public service announcements strategically scheduled among Saturday morning cartoon blocks, and the message of staying […]
Most people don’t like change. Even when it’s a good thing or you know that it’s necessary, it’s still hard to adjust to something new, but I have to say I’m impressed with how the 2015 Railroad Festival went. For months now, I have been hearing concerns about how the festival would go since it […]
1 I have been wondering for years why the picture on the front of a food package looks wonderful and when you buy it, open it up and cook it, it looks nothing like the original photo. That also applies to restaurant food. The hamburger may show lettuce and tomato, but when you buy it, […]
There are a few time capsules buried beneath parts of Amory, and there are a lot of two-story antebellum homes towering over parts of Aberdeen. Locked up inside of both is a way society used to live. Plenty has changed in style and technology from 1987 to 2012, which will be revealed decades from now […]
For the Monroe Journal March 24 marked a significant day for injured and ill veterans, their families and survivors across the country. From that point forward, any veteran wishing to file a disability claim or appeal with the Department of Veterans Affairs must do so on a standardized form. Until now, veterans could use any […]
In repeat appearances before the Aberdeen Board of Aldermen during the past month, Aberdeen Police Chief Henry Randle has made a plea for stiffer policies to combat juvenile crime. One of Randle’s suggestions is increased fines for the parents of juveniles violating curfew. He was quoted as saying he needs a means of getting the […]
Some people can’t carry a tune, so we just stick with singing along to the radio in private. Some people still can’t suppress the urge to channel their creativity, so we pour out our thoughts onto paper instead. Some people want to have a household name, and some people want to change the world, but […]
By District 20 Rep. Chris Brown We passed a variety of bills this week in advance of the approaching final deadlines of the 2015 legislative session. Most of the bills were before the House for concurrence or non-concurrence. If the House voted to concur or agree with Senate amendments, the bill was sent directly to […]
- One day you’ll want to be a know-it-all so learn as much of it now April 18, 2015
- Touch-A-Truck event to be rescheduled April 23, 2015
- Lady Tigers notch sweep for Division 4-3A title April 23, 2015
- Tigers clinch division with soggy win over Baldwyn April 23, 2015
- Positive talk recurring theme for P16 Council meeting April 24, 2015
- Track teams have strong showing at division meets April 25, 2015
- County teams place at archery state April 25, 2015
- Amory tennis team qualifies for playoffs April 25, 2015
- Monroe scores and roundup April 25, 2015
- Conservator releases April agenda for ASD April 25, 2015
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